Lord Richard Quinn flees London after the woman he loves rejects him for another. In the wilds of Somerset, where he practices his Druidic art, he hopes to recover his composure and regain his peace of mind. However, his discovery of an unconscious young lady on his doorstep one dark and rainy night throws his plans into disorder and his world into disarray.
For the mysterious and alluring Alysia has a mind of her own . . . and a spirit to match. The harder Quinn attempts to uncover her true identity, the more the madcap miss leads him a merry chase. Yet even as Alysia fills his life with a joy and excitement Quinn has never known, he is determined to steer clear of any romantic entanglement . . . until some ancient magic and the miraculous power of love work their healing wonders on his wary heart.